Easterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania is searching for qualified candidates for immediate vacancies in our Transportation department in Philadelphia. We have a fulltime and part-time School Bus Driver position available to transport preschool children with special needs to our Early Intervention Center and Approved Private School in the Wynnefield Heights area of Philadelphia located close to City Avenue and Monument Road.
Responsibilities are to transport preschool-aged students with disabilities effectively and safely to and from school on a daily basis. Our School Bus Drivers play a key role in the daily lives of children we serve with special needs. Drivers are quite often the first Easterseals employees children see in the morning, and the last ones they see at night. As such, Drivers are in a unique position to make a difference for our children. This position involves both the school and summer schedule.
High school diploma.
Current CDL, school bus endorsement S & P. Candidates with CDL only who are willing to obtain the endorsements will be considered.
Ability to satisfactorily complete pre-employment clearances and drug screen. Applicants are required to pass Easterseals and Philadelphia School District required clearances, pre-employment drug testing and alcohol screening.
Experience working with pre-school age population preferred but not required.
Should you wish to also complete the Easterseals of Southeastern PA online application, it can be accessed through https://secure.beyondpay.com/ta/ESSP.jobs.
Easterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity provider and an equal opportunity employer.
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For more than 70 years, Easterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania has been
helping people with disabilities gain greater independence. Our mission is to
provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or
special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work
and play in their communities.
Our services include approved private school, special classrooms, summer
programs, assistive technology, early intervention programs and various
outpatient speech, physical and occupational therapy programs. Children who
receive these services are challenged with a variety of disabilities, including
autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, spina bifida and physical and
We strive to hire those who are passionate about the pediatric special
needs population, have strong communications skills, enjoy a team
environment and want to make a
difference in the lives of those they assist.
Funding for programs and services comes from a variety of sources. Over $1
million of our annual operating budget comes from charitable contributions with
support coming from corporate and foundation grants, individual gifts and
Our locations include Philadelphia, Levittown, Media and Kulpsville as well
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